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Alabama NFL Draft Prospects

Pre-Season NFL Draft Preview: A’Shawn Robinson

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A’Shawn Robinson

Defensive Tackle



320 lb.


Player Overview:

A’Shawn Robinson looks like a grown man and was mistaken for a coach by some guys when he got to Tuscaloosa in 2013. He also plays like a grown man on the field, using his superhuman strength and great athleticism to always find a way into the opponent’s backfield. He is the ideal “plug” in any defensive front, and is the guy to look out for on Alabama’s revamped defense in 2015 .

Robinson is also one of the most talked about 2016 prospects on every draft board. He is ranked the #1 defensive tackle for many experts and just watching his film it is easy to see why.

Stats: 87 Total Tackles(31 solo, 56 assisted), 14.5 TFL6 Sacks

Strengths: Strong, Athletic for his size, Run defense, Versatile on the line

Weakness: Plays too high at times, Pass rush, Consistency

Player Comparison: Marcell Dareus, Gerald McCoy

Round Prediction: 1st Round, Top 15 pick

Justin Wagner is the Scouting Coordinator and Lead Recruiting Analyst for Touchdown Alabama Magazine,  Follow him on Twitter, at @jwag718

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